Faculty and Staff
Amy Button
Assistant Professor Psychology
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Science Center
Department: Psychology & Communication  
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Amy Button
Education
BA: Psychology
St. Bonaventure University, May, 2009

MA: School Psychology
Alfred University, May, 2009

PsyD: School Psychology
Alfred University, May, 2017

Background
Classes Taught

Introduction to Psychology

Communication & Counseling Skills

Professional Preparation in Psychology

Psychopathology

Clinical Procedures

Research Practicum

Independent Study Research

Independent Study Course - Intro. to School Psychology

Group Dynamics (graduate School Psychology)



Honors and Awards

Excellence in Teaching Award

Omicron Delta Kappa

Academic Fellow in Powell Leadership Grant

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Psi Chi

Phi Eta Sigma

Carl Wagner Psychology Honors Award



Current Research

College Students with Disabilitites 

Using The Seven Habits in Schools

Cyberbullying



Presentations

Alfred University Presentations 

GRE Preparation (2015, September)

Niceness is Priceless (2015, November)

Introduction to Identity Development (2016, August)

Clinical and Counseling Graduate School Options (2015, October; 2016, 2017, September)

Stand up to Stigma (2016, October)

Omicron Delta Kappa Induction Speaker (2017, April)

Going First: The Implications of being a First in Family Postsecondary Student (2017, November)

Community Presentations

Alfred Girl Scouts Presentation regarding Bullying (2016)

Alfred Girl Scouts Journey Award Presentation regarding Bullying (2017, April)

 



Conference Papers

Brown, A., Chiappe, D., & Button, A. (2009, May). Working memory’s relationship with social contract status. Poster session presented at the Association for Psychological Science Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Button, A., Iwachiw, J., & Atlas, J. (2013, August). Academic consultation for college students with disabilities. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, HI.

Carosa, C. L., & Button, A.L. (2017, March). A literature review of characteristics and factors associated with mass murders. Poster session presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Iwachiw, J., Button, A., Atlas, J., & Gaughan, E. (2012, August). The role of null results in school psychology research and publication. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL.



Selected Publications

Carosa, C. L., & Button, A.L. (2017). A literature review of characteristics and factors associated with mass murders. The Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, 25, 42-49.